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Milan midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu says his slow start was partly down to not being able to speak to Vincenzo Montella - “he didn’t speak English”.
Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli says “I knew at the start I had a lot of enemies” amid rumours he’ll be sacked.
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin admits “I might leave” because “I want to test myself in the Champions League”.
Juventus fans turned up at the training centre in Vinovo, letting off flares and singing songs, but insist they’re only trying to “encourage the team”.
It’s reported that Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis wants to buy a club abroad, probably in the Belgian second division.
On this day in 1984, Roma completed a European comeback by beating Dundee United 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico.
Mauro Icardi admits ‘I don’t know what the future holds’ but insists Inter ‘have always been my team’.
Torino President Urbano Cairo reveals he wanted to appoint Gian Piero Gasperini in 2015 but Giampiero Ventura “decided to continue”.
The English media reacts to Liverpool’s 5-2 win over Roma, with most believing that the Reds will reach the Champions League final in Kiev.
Monchi insists Roma ‘can repeat what we did against Barcelona’ and stun Liverpool to reach the Champions League Final.
Ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand claims Eusebio Di Francesco ‘let Roma down’ and questioned whether the Coach had even watched Liverpool play.
Sweden boss Janne Andersson has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘certainly isn’t included in my plans for the World Cup’.
Torino President Urbano Cairo is standing by his €100m valuation of Andrea Belotti after putting his lack of goals this season down to ‘bad luck’.
Roma were thrashed 5-2 by Liverpool at Anfield, but the Italian media still sees a glimmer of hope.
Maurizio Sarri reportedly warned his Napoli players ‘not to lose sight’ of their Scudetto objective, despite beating Juventus last weekend.
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold admits his side are ‘disappointed’ to have ‘given Roma a bit of a chance’ in their Champions League semi-final tie.
Roma have condemned the ‘abhorrent behaviour of a small minority’, who ‘brought shame’ before their Champions League semi-final at Liverpool.
Monchi insists UEFA forced Roma to sell Mohamed Salah to Liverpool for €50m but ‘congratulated’ the Reds for their purchase.
Milan have reportedly held talks with Walter Sabatini about the former Roma and Inter man becoming their next sporting director.
UEFA says it is ‘deeply shocked’ by the ‘vile attack’ that left a Liverpool fan in critical condition before Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final with Roma.
Massimo Moratti has played down the rivalry between Inter and Juventus ahead of Saturday’s clash as a Nerazzurri win ‘only matters’ for the Champions League.
Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool are all reportedly chasing Napoli full-back Elseid Hysaj.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Merseyside Police confirm two Roma fans have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after leaving a Liverpool supporter in critical condition with head injuries.
A 53-year-old Liverpool fan is in hospital after clashes with Roma ultras outside Anfield ahead of the Champions League semi-final.
Alessandro Florenzi said Roma “were practically dead, but Liverpool didn’t kill us off completely. We’ll spit blood for this jersey and leave no regrets.”
Sevilla announced that Vincenzo Montella will remain as Coach, but director of football Oscar Arias is out at the end of the season.
Did anyone emerge from the Anfield mauling with some Roma pride in the Football Italia Player Ratings?
Jordan Henderson warned Liverpool still have to “finish them off” at the Olimpico after a 5-2 first leg win over Roma.
Jurgen Klopp felt Liverpool put in “a perfect performance for 80 minutes or so,” but can’t feel entirely positive after two late Roma away goals.
Roma director Monchi has hope they can turn the 5-2 defeat to Liverpool around. “At 5-0 we were dead, but now we have a chance.”
Daniele De Rossi believes Liverpool destroyed Roma’s tactics with an old-fashioned long ball game. “They were going over the midfield completely.”
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Roma “made it easy” for Liverpool in the 5-2 defeat, but still “believes totally” in another Champions League comeback.
Federico Fazio insists Roma’s Champions League semi-final with Liverpool “is not lost yet. Let’s not forget the story of how we got here.”
Mohamed Salah destroyed his former teammates with two goals and two assists, but Roma got two late away goals to reduce it to a 5-2 defeat.